Skip to main content
Google Tag Manager
Sign up to emails
Request a trial
European Banking Authority (EBA)
Commission Seeks Stronger EBA After Money Laundering Scandals
13th Sep 2018 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) appears set to gain stronger financial crime-fighting powers across the EU, after ongoing concerns about shortcomings in national-level approaches to money...
PSD2: Banks Battle EU Proposals On Public Data Disclosure
11th Sep 2018 | Written by:
Influential banking groups have urged Europe’s top financial regulator to withdraw draft rules that would force them to publish data on the performance of all online and mobile banking platforms.
European Banks 'Flabbergasted' At ECB Criticism Of PSD2 Resistance
5th Sep 2018 | Written by:
Banks in Europe have defended their approach to innovation after a European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker blamed the dominance of US and Chinese payments giants in the region on the defensive...
Industry Cautiously Positive On EBA Fraud Reporting Requirements
31st Aug 2018 | Written by:
A month after European authorities released new guidelines on fraud reporting, the industry has largely come to terms with the new regime — but as major disruptions to the sector loom, it may be...
ICO Regulation Takes Next Step Forward In European Parliament
30th Aug 2018 | Written by:
European lawmakers put virtual currency at the centre of a debate on new crowdfunding regulations on Wednesday, as the ambition of some to plant a flag in the sector was met with disagreement.
PSD2: German Fintechs Lie In Wait As Regulator Issues First Third-Party Approval
17th Aug 2018 | Written by:
The impact of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is beginning to take hold in Germany after the local regulator issued its first third-party licence, with around 20 more applications...
Divisions Surface Over PSD2 ‘Fallback’ Guidelines
15th Aug 2018 | Written by:
An influential banking stakeholder group has backed the European Banking Authority’s authority not to declare “redirection” an obstacle to third parties, but admitted its members are divided on how...
EBA Consults on Guidelines on the Conditions of Exemption from Contingency Measures under Article 33(6) of the RTS
14th Aug 2018 | Written by:
On June 13, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on Guidelines on the conditions to be met to benefit from an exemption from contingency measures under Article 33(6)...
ESAs Publish AML/CTF Guidelines and Final Draft on Central Contact Point Standard
13th Aug 2018 | Written by:
The joint committee of the three European supervisory authorities (ESAs) — EBA, EIOPA and ESMA — has published its final guidelines on simplified and enhanced customer due diligence and the factors...
Liability Tussle On The Horizon Over PSD2 Directory Obligations
6th Aug 2018 | Written by:
Directories of third-party providers are an essential part of the infrastructure of new European payments law, but the issue of liability in certain cases has yet to be settled and could see...
Banks Must ‘Carefully Consider’ TPP Authentication Options, Regulator Says
3rd Aug 2018 | Written by:
EU authorities have reiterated to banks that authentication methods offered to their customers must also be available when that customer is using a third-party provider.
EBA Consults on Extension of the Applicability of the Guidelines on Complaints-Handling to New Institutions under PSD2 and MCD
1st Aug 2018 | Written by:
On March 27, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on the application of the existing joint committee guidelines on complaints-handling to authorities competent...
Europe: EBA Launches Consultation on RTS on Home-Host Cooperation under PSD2
31st Jul 2018 | Written by:
On October 27, 2017, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying the framework for cooperation between competent...
EBA Quizzed On ‘Fallback’ Exemption Guidelines As Deadlines Loom
31st Jul 2018 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has clarified several points on how its guidelines on dedicated interfaces will work in practice, as banks seek to ensure they will not have to provide a ...
All Firms Will ‘Need To Make Changes’ On Third-Party Account Access, Says EBA
25th Jul 2018 | Written by:
Ahead of a public hearing today in London, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has outlined its new guidelines on third-party account access, and the challenges and opportunities facing fintechs...
eIDAS Patches PSD2 Issues, But Not A Cure-All
20th Jul 2018 | Written by:
The question of how banks will be able to distinguish valid third-party providers from those lacking the correct permissions under new European payments rules is approaching resolution through the...
Meet the team
Sign up to emails
Terms and Conditions
St Clare House, 30 Minories
+44(0)207 921 9980
United States Of America
1725 I Street NW, Suite 300
+1 202 261 3567